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Medications for Hypogonadism, Male

Other names: Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism - Male; Low T; Low Testosterone; Primary Hypogonadism - Male

About Hypogonadism, Male:  Hypogonadism occurs when the body's sex glands produce little or no hormones. In men, these glands (gonads) are the testes.

Drugs Used to Treat Hypogonadism, Male

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
testosterone X 3 417 reviews
7.0

Generic name: testosterone systemic

Brand names:  AndroGel, Depo-Testosterone, Androderm, Axiron, Testim, Fortesta, Delatestryl, Aveed, Testopel, Striant, Vogelxo, Natesto, Testo-100, Testro AQ …show all

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

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AndroGel X 3 89 reviews
7.0

Generic name: testosterone systemic

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

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Depo-Testosterone X 3 5 reviews
9.0

Generic name: testosterone systemic

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

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Androderm X 3 24 reviews
6.0

Generic name: testosterone systemic

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

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Axiron X 3 95 reviews
7.0

Generic name: testosterone systemic

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Testim X 3 93 reviews
6.0

Generic name: testosterone systemic

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

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Fortesta X 3 25 reviews
7.0

Generic name: testosterone systemic

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

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Delatestryl X 3 3 reviews
9.0

Generic name: testosterone systemic

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

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For professionals: Prescribing Information

Gonal-f X N 1 review
10

Generic name: follicle stimulating hormone systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

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chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) X N 3 reviews
6.0

Generic name: chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) systemic

Brand names:  HCG, Ovidrel, Novarel, Pregnyl, Chorex, Profasi …show all

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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HCG X N 1 review
5.0

Generic name: chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

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Aveed X 3 5 reviews
4.0

Generic name: testosterone systemic

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Ovidrel X N 1 review
10

Generic name: chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Testopel X 3 8 reviews
5.0

Generic name: testosterone systemic

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

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For professionals: Prescribing Information

Striant X 3 1 review
7.0

Generic name: testosterone systemic

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

follicle stimulating hormone X N 1 review
10

Generic name: follicle stimulating hormone systemic

Brand names:  Gonal-f, Follistim, Follistim AQ, Follistim AQ Cartridge, Gonal-f RFF, Gonal-f RFF Pen …show all

Drug class: gonadotropins

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

Vogelxo X 3 Add review Rate

Generic name: testosterone systemic

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Android X 3 Add review Rate

Generic name: methyltestosterone systemic

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

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Methitest X 3 1 review
10

Generic name: methyltestosterone systemic

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

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Natesto X 3 3 reviews
9.0

Generic name: testosterone systemic

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Novarel X N Add review
4.0

Generic name: chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

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methyltestosterone X 3 1 review
10

Generic name: methyltestosterone systemic

Brand names:  Android, Methitest, Testred

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Pregnyl X N Add review Rate

Generic name: chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) systemic

Drug class: gonadotropins

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For professionals: Prescribing Information

Testo-100 X 3 Add review Rate

Generic name: testosterone systemic

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Testro AQ X 3 Add review Rate

Generic name: testosterone systemic

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
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Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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